Media Releases

The latest media releases published by the IPA can be found below.  To contact the General Manager Media & Communications, Wayne Debernardi, please visit our media centre.

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10 PER CENT RULE FOR CONCESSIONAL SUPER SHORT CHANGES WORKING AUSTRALIANS

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

We are urging the Government to review the ‘10 per cent rule’ which restricts a number of Australians from making personal concessional contributions into their superannuation.

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IPA ADVOCATES FOR LEGAL PRIVILEGE TO TAX ADVICE

Thursday, 3 April 2014

The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) is advocating for the extension of legal privilege to tax advice provided by registered tax agents.

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LIFT CONCESSIONAL CAP, SAYS IPA

Thursday, 3 April 2014

The Government needs to increase annual concessional contribution caps for those nearing retirement, says the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

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Media Release: Paid Parental Leave – Common sense at last

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has congratulated the Government with its introduction of the Paid Parental Leave Amendment Bill 2014 which removes employers as paymasters.

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Media Release: Start with FBT if you want to remove red tape

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

An overhaul of the fringe benefits tax (FBT) is warranted and overdue, says the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

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Media Release: Better retirement outcomes with tax deductable advice

Sunday, 9 February 2014

Allowing Australians to claim a tax deduction on financial advice will ensure better retirement outcomes and keep advice accessible and affordable, according to the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

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Draft FoFA changes welcomed

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

The Government’s release of proposed amendments to Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) legislation has been welcomed by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) as a step in the right direction.

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ESS drives innovation off-shore

Monday, 13 January 2014

Current tax arrangements around employee share schemes (ESS) are building an unattractive and non-competitive environment for entrepreneurial Australians, according to the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

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Small business super clearing house- a good move

Friday, 20 December 2013

The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has commended the Government for making good its promise to transfer the Small Business Superannuation Clearing House from Medicare to the ATO effective April 2014. The announcement to do so formed part of the Government’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO).

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Tax reforms starting to move in right direction

Saturday, 14 December 2013

Strong indications from the Government, to move on long awaited tax reforms have been welcomed by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) today.

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IPA member appointed CEO of St.LukesHealth

Monday, 9 December 2013

The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) congratulates Chris Williams FIPA, on his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of not-for-profit health insurer St.LukesHealth.

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IPA CEO heads up COSBOA

Thursday, 28 November 2013

The Council of Small Business Australia (COSBOA) annual general meeting held today delivered changes of the guard with Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) chief executive officer, Andrew Conway taking the role of chairman.

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